Training in Costa Rica – December 13-15 / 2016

Training on Low-cost methods for Art Examination - December / 13-15 / 2016, Costa Rica Our Training course is aimed to art and archaeology  professionals that want to add new technical examination tools to their skills.  This course is developed in collaboration with the Chemistry Department, University of Costa Rica. Click HERE for more info and registration [...]

Infrared Reflectography (900-1700 nm) of Pigments Checker

Check out the Infrared Reflectography (IRR) image of Pigments Checker v.3. Pigments Checker is a collection of pigments important in art history. Among all the pigments and their varieties ever used in art this collection selects the most used from antiquity to early 1950’. Pigments Checker is a standard tool designed for Art professionals, scientists, students [...]

Archimedes – Multipurpose scanner for Art Diagnostics

CHSOS just lunched a new initiative: developing Archimedes, a multipurpose scanner for Art Diagnostics. It will be low-cost, mobile and lightweight. Archimedes is developed thanks to funding collected with the "Low-cost X-Radiography for Paintings" successful crowdfunding campaign ended April 30th. Archimedes will be a multipurpose scanner designed for traveling art diagnostics. It will fit methods such as [...]

Techniques to reveal hidden paintings: a case study

Just published "L’Annunciazione ritrovata. Nunziata di Mascali, Sicilia". A. Cosentino, Giovanni Calvagna, Giuseppe Calvagna, C. Calvagna, C. L. Dandolo, P. Uhd Jepsen “L’Annunciazione ritrovata. Nunziata di Mascali, Sicilia” Archeomatica 1, 44-48 2016. DOWNLOAD Techniques to reveal hidden paintings: X-Radiography, infrared photography and infrared reflectography The town of Nunziata di Mascali, Sicily, [...]